Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

13 Nov 2008: Opinion: What more can Danny Watts do to prove himself?

What? You mean A1 Team Great Britain hasn’t immediately signed up double-podium-sitting Danny Watts for the whole of the rest of the 2008/09 season? Come on, Katie Clements! Give the guy the drive…

13 Nov 2008: Five tips for fantasy F1 success in 2009

And so our year in McLaren’s Grand Prix League competition comes to an end. We had fun, did moderately well – and learned a few handy lessons for next year. Here they are.

9 Nov 2008: A1GP: Carroll wins in China as Brits and Irish dominate podium

Britain and Ireland each grabbed a pair of podiums as A1GP visited China – but it was the Irish who came off better, Adam Carroll winning the sprint race while Danny Watts saw victory in the feature race slip away in the pitstops.

8 Nov 2008: A1GP: Marco Andretti in China for Team USA

We have quite a few readers from across the Pond who started following this site during the Indycar season – since then, one of the blue chip teams of the IRL, Andretti Green, has taken over the USA’s A1GP entry and plans to alternate two of American open wheel racing’s biggest names, Marco Andretti and Danica Patrick, as its two drivers.

8 Nov 2008: A1GP: Brits and Irish on pole in China

The British and Irish teams staked out the front row for A1GP’s two races in China tomorrow, Ireland’s Adam Carroll taking pole in the sprint race, then Team GBR’s Danny Watts qualifying top for the feature race with Carroll beside him.

7 Nov 2008: F1: Will Force India shake-up give di Resta his chance?

A major shake-up at Force India has seen the departure of its engine supplier, team principal and technical director – could the drivers be next? And, if so, will it be Paul di Resta who gets his F1 break?

7 Nov 2008: Bernie: Even Lewis can’t save British GP if Donington fails

Bernie Ecclestone has told British F1 fans that not even a home champion will be enough to save their grand prix in 2010 should Donington Park fail to meet its obligation to stage the event.

7 Nov 2008: RoC: Could DC possibly get a turbo-charged Hamilton boost?

The story about Lewis Hamilton featuring at this year’s Race of Champions just refuses to go away – despite receiving absolutely no public encouragement whatsoever from the driver or his team.

7 Nov 2008: A1GP: Watts up among the leaders for Team GBR

Finally, after the months of delays and disappointments, the Union Flag is again lapping with the rest of the A1GP field as Team GBR takes to the track in Chengdu, China.

7 Nov 2008: Hamilton: “British fans’ support helps me discount racists”

Lewis Hamilton, 2008 F1 world champion, has said he doesn’t find racist abuse aimed at him funny in the least – but he has thanked his UK fans for supporting him through such negativity.

 
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